The stinking book...

Jj Plant jplant at cix.compulink.co.uk
Sat Sep 28 23:24:00 MDT 1996


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>. I see broken furniture, pools of blood
and vomit and sirens in the distance.

And she said 'What is history ?'
And he said "History is an angle, being blown backyards into the
future.'
He said 'History is a pile of debris. And the angle wants to go back
and fix things, to repair things that have been broken. But there is
a storm blowing from paradise. And this storm keeps blowing the angel
backwards into the future. And this storm, this storm, we call
progress.'

by Laurie Anderson, 'The Dream Before'. dedicated to Walter Benjamin.

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